Gender Studies | Graduate Topics in Gender Studies: Extreme Masculinities
G701 | 25471 | Wilk, R


In this course we will discuss significant issues such as violence,
strong drink, prostitution, and extreme loyalty to your gang or
crew. Sound familiar? It should be, since this is the pattern of
male life we have seen in a hundred cowboy movies. But the same kind
of extreme masculine culture can be found all over the world in
different forms, throughout history. What do cultures of extreme
masculinity have in common? Why does the same kind of masculinity
develop in so many different cultures?